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    Tlemcen National Park

    The Tlemcen National Park is located in the North West Region of Algeria, near the city of Tlemcen in the province of the same name. This scenic protected area is rich in biodiversity and incorporates historically significant sites. Considered to be a national asset, the Tlemcen National Park is home to 141 animal species, including 100 different species of birds of which 38 are protected, ...

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    Ahaggar National Park

    Algeria's Ahaggar National Park covers an area of approximately 450,000 square kilometers in the Saharan Algeria Region in the extreme south of the country. The closest populated area near the park, which lies in a desert mountainous zone, is the oasis city of Tamanrasset. The Ahaggar Mountains, also known as the Hoggar, dominate the park, with the highest peak being Mount Tahat, measuring ...

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    Djebel Babor Nature Reserve

    Located within the Djebel Babor Mountains of northern Algeria, the Djebel Babor Nature Reserve consists primarily of Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests, an eco-region found in the high North African mountain ranges, as well as in southern Spain. This unique eco-region is home to the Barbary Macaque, an Old World monkey species which is considered to be endangered, as well as the Atlas ...

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    Chrea National Park

    Taking its name from a nearby town, the Chréa National Park is located in the Blida Province of the North West Region of Algeria. The park incorporates the mountainous area of the Blidean Atlas, part of the Tell Atlas range, where the grotto of Chiffa and the snow skiing station of Chréa are situated. The Chréa skiing station is one of the few in Africa that can offer skiing on natural snow.

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    Belezma National Park

    The Belezma National Park is located around 25 kilometers north-west of the town of Batna in the North East Region of Algeria. Incorporating the Belezma Mountains, the park covers an area of more than 262 square kilometers and has a climate ranging from cool sub-humid to dry semi-arid, providing a variety of habitats suitable for the more than 300 resident species of wildlife. The park also ...

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    El Kala National Park

    Algeria is home to a variety of national parks, and one of the most diverse and beautiful parks, the El Kala National Park, finds itself in a very vulnerable position, even though everything is being done to protect the area and educate the public. UNESCO recognized the El Kala National Park as a biosphere reserve in 1990, as it is home to an extremely unique ecosystem, and since its ...

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    Gouraya National Park

    The Bejaia Province of Algeria is home to the picturesque coastal national park, Gouraya National Park. Its name is derived from the breathtaking Gouraya Mountain that is located in the park and its intimidating six hundred and sixty meter features are not easily missed. In addition to the mountain, the cliffs and clean beaches of Gouraya National Park make it a popular attraction in the ...

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    Taza National Park

    Compared to other national parks in Algeria, the Taza National Park is one of the smallest, covering an area of approximately thirty seven square kilometers. The closest town to the park is Jijel, located in the Jijel Province, and sixty kilometers to the east of Bejaia. Even though it does not cover a large area, the Taza National Park is still a diverse park with varied ecosystems and ...

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    Djurdjura National Park

    Taking its name from the Djurdjuran massif that lies within its boundaries, the Djurdjura National Park in the North West Region of Algeria consists of three main sections – eastern, western and central - extending into the districts of Bouira to the south, and Tizi-Ouizou to the north. With its many dense forests, deep gorges and unusual grottoes, the park is widely considered to have some ...

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    Tassili n'Ajjer National Park

    Most national parks and reserves are created to protect and conserve a designated area, to ensure the future of bio-diverse systems and to provide the animals with a safe environment to live in, guaranteeing the survival of hundreds of species. The Tassili n'Ajjer National Park is unique in the respect of it being created to conserve a mountain range and is not only a national park, but a ...